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Greatest Cities of the World

Season 1
2010ALL
Exploring a day-in-the-life of the world's greatest cities - New York, London, Paris, Rome, Sydney and Hong Kong - Griff Rhys Jones paints a landmark portrait of each metropolis revealing what gives each its unique identity. Armed with his trademark humor and relentless curiosity, Griff tracks down individuals who epitomize the character of each city, and celebrates their incredible vitality.
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Griff Rhys Jones
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English [CC]
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Episodes (6)

  1. 1. New York (English Subtitled)
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    August 8, 2008
    48min
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    Griff starts his search for the greatest cities in the Big Apple. Some grand public - and private initiative buildings illustrate the city and its (especially super-rich) citizens' typical ambition, often bordering on or becoming megalomania.
  2. 2. London (English Subtitled)
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    August 15, 2008
    45min
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    Exploring a day-in-the-life of New York, London, Paris, Rome, Sydney and Hong Kong - Griff Rhys Jones paints a landmark portrait of each metropolis revealing what gives each city its unique identity. Armed with his trademark humour and relentless curiosity, Griff tracks down the individuals who epitomise the character of each city, and celebrates the infinite variety of life in these great cities.
  3. 3. Paris (English Subtitled)
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    August 22, 2008
    45min
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    Griff is in the French capital, object of great chauvinistic pride and vanity. Although resulting in a mind-boggling traffic mayhem, its street grid largely results from some ambitious planning.
  4. 4. Rome (English Subtitled)
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    April 22, 2010
    47min
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    The eternal city is more than 2,500 years old and Griff has just 24 hours to discover how Rome's inhabitants live in the world's biggest museum.
  5. 5. Sydney (English Subtitled)
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    April 29, 2010
    46min
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    Griff visits Sydney, not the capital but the dominating metropolis of Australia, and its first city since that nation's foundation from a fabulous natural harbor as British penal colony, named after its first governor.
  6. 6. Hong Kong (English Subtitled)
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    May 6, 2010
    47min
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    Hong Kong, one the world's best natural ports, became one of its busiest and richest cities after the infamous colonial Opium War lead to its 99 years concession by the British, and remains so in the 50 years transition after the Chinese take-over.

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Producers
Michael Massey
Network
MagellanTV; Magellan TV
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